Human Interest

Undergraduate kills both parents, leaves decomposing corpse in room


An unnamed man, said to be an undergraduate of a university within Anambra State has allegedly killed his father and mother.

The incident happened in Nnewi, Anambra State, and the already decomposing corpses were found in their room on Thursday night.

A source said the corpses were discovered by neighbours, who started perceiving offensive smell, before discovering the man and his wife, who were said to have been killed by their only son.

Meanwhile, the Anambra State Police command said it has launched a manhunt for the man.

Spokesperson of the command, DSP Toochukwu Ikenga said: “The Commissioner of Police, CP Echeng Echeng while describing the discovery of the already decomposing dead bodies in an apartment in Nnewi on 22/9/2022 at about 5:20pm with machete cuts, as act of man’s inhumanity to man.

“He has ordered immediate manhunt of the suspect. He further directs immediate transfer of the case to State Criminal investigation department for discreet investigation.”

Meanwhile, the decomposing bodies have been recovered and deposited to the morgue.

By Ifeizu Joe

Ifeizu is a seasoned journalist and Managing Editor of TheRazor. He has wide knowledge of Anambra State and has reported the state objectively for over a decade.

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